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Rialto Theatre


address  310 S. Ninth St.
 Tacoma, WA  98402
cross street Broadway
phone (253) 591-5894
hours Mon-Fri 11:30am-5:30pm
parking Pay lot
www.broadwaycenter.org/

Upcoming Events

Chinese Warriors of Peking

Dance Play, Drama
Thrilling physical feats fused with traditional Chinese customs deliver high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics. Set during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), this is the tale of two rival martial arts disciplines competing in the ancient Chinese capital of Peking. Under the direction of Qui Jian, this performance provides a culturally enriching experience filled with juggling, acrobatics, and live stage combat.
China;martial arts;acrobatics;juggling;Tacoma
Event Info: (253) 591-5894
Price: $29-$49
Event Website: http://broadwaycenter.org
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 • Thu 9/20/18 at 7:30pm 

We Banjo 3 & Skerryvore

Acoustic, Folk, Americana/Roots, Bluegrass
Old world tradition meets authentic Americana music with We Banjo 3’s unique “celtgrass” sound. Hear banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin seamlessly combined in an innovative fusion sure to set your toes tapping and heart racing. Hailing from Galway, they share infectious Irish charm and both traditional covers and original material that honors their roots. Their debut album Roots of the Banjo Tree was named "Traditional Music Album of the Year" by The Irish Times. Appearing with them is Skerryvore. The group creates a unique fusion of folk, rock and Americana that represents all the different personalities and upbringing of the eight band members from different regions of Scotland. They are two time winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music ‘Live Act of the Year’ Award (2016 & 2011).
music;folk;acoustic;Americana
Event Info: (253) 591-5894
Price: $29, $39, $49
Event Website: http://broadwaycenter.org
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 • Fri 10/12/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

The Tacoma Concert Band Presents Pictures At An Exhibition

Classical, Orchestral
Following a highly successful tour of Scotland and Ireland with its retiring conductor Robert Musser, the Tacoma Concert Band will launch its 39th season with four exciting concerts under a new conductor, Gerard Morris, Director of Bands and Chair of Winds and Percussion at the University of Puget Sound. Morris has been the recipient of many honors and awards for his teaching and his musical skills. He has taught and conducted throughout the United States and abroad, as well as performing internationally on the euphonium. The band’s first concert under Maestro Morris, on October 13, will feature world-renowned French horn virtuoso Gail Williams, performing Richard Strauss’ popular Horn Concerto no. 1. Ms. Williams, former Associate Principal Horn with the Chicago Symphony, has taught and performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, as a soloist and with both major orchestras and chamber ensembles. She is currently on the faculty of Northwestern University. Also on the program will be Mussorgsky’s epic Pictures at an Exhibition, plus music by Elgar and Wagner. It will be a rousing start to what will be a season of wonderful music, performed by the Northwest’s premier concert band.
Price: $18-$36; discounts for students, seniors, and military personnel available
Event Website: www.tacomaconcertband.org
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 • Sat 10/13/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

Symphony Tacoma Season Opener: Barber & Tchaikovsky

Classical, Orchestral
Sarah Ioannides, Conductor | Jennifer Frautschi, Violin. Timeless classics by Barber and Tchaikovsky paired with a new voice in the compositional world. Stephanie Berg's Ravish and Mayhem is sizzling and fresh, “a little exotic with a lot of pizzazz.” Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Frautschi lends her mastery of Barber’s Violin Concerto’s lyrical passages with her 1722 Stradivarius violin. Tchaikovsky’s epic Symphony No. 5 concludes Symphony Tacoma’s season opener.
symphony;classical music;tacoma;symphony tacoma;concert;sarah ioannides;orchestra;violin
Event Info: () 272-7264
Ages: All ages
Price: $24-$83
Event Website: symphonytacoma.org
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 • Sat 10/20/18 at 7:30pm-9:30pm 

Windham Hill’s Winter Solstice

Acoustic
Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with an acoustic concert drawn from the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice series and many solo releases of the featured artists. Windham Hill founder and Grammy-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman, Grammy Award-nominated singer, fiddler, pianist, and songwriter Barbara Higbie, Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer Alex de Grassi and supporting musician, bassist Todd Boston come together to lead this joyous holiday concert.
music;Windham Hill;Winter Solstice;holiday;Tacoma
Event Info: (253) 591-5894
Price: $39-$59
Event Website: broadwaycenter.org
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 • Sat 11/24/18 at 7:30pm 

Seattle Men's Chorus: Jingle All the Way

Holiday Music, Choral
SMC is ringing in the season with a high-spirited celebration that brings together all your favorites: beloved carols, fresh takes on holiday classics, and show-stopping dazzlers that will have you on your feet! Featuring “Silver Bells,” “Do You Hear What I Hear,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and many more moments of pure Holiday joy. Be there with bells on!
Seattle Men’s Chorus;music;holiday;Tacoma
Event Website: https://www.seattlechoruses.org/attend/concerts-events/jinglealltheway/
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 • Sat 12/8/18 at 3pm and 7:30pm 

Portland Cello Project: Radiohead’s OK Computer

Orchestral, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Rock
Portland Cello Project is a huge ensemble including a horde of cellos, some element of winds, full rhythm section of drums and bass, and guest vocalists. This concert highlights the entirety of Radiohead’s album OK Computer, with each song carefully arranged: some instrumental, some with vocals; some whisper quiet, and others on as large a scale as possible. Portland Cello Project has been performing this repertoire for the last five years, constantly evolving and maturing their arrangements.
music;Portland Cello Project;orchestral;Radiohead;OK Computer;Tacoma
Event Info: (253) 591-5894
Price: Tickets: $29, $39, $49
Event Website: broadwaycenter.org
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Schedule
 • Sat 1/12/19 at 7:30pm-9:30pm